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The solution in Afghanistan: Get out

The solution in Afghanistan: Get out
By James P. McGovern and Walter B. Jones
February 18, 2011

No one, it seems, wants to talk about the war in Afghanistan. This week the House debated a budget bill that is touted as reflecting new fiscal restraint, yet borrows tens of billions more for the war. In an hour-long State of the Union address last month, President Obama devoted less than one minute to the conflict. Given the investment and sacrifices our country has made for nearly 10 years, the phones in our offices should be ringing off the hook with calls from those who are tired of being told that the United States doesn’t have enough money to extend unemployment benefits or invest in new jobs.

Read the full article @ http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/17/AR2011021705822.html

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